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NOAA Fisheries is seeking public comment on Amendment 35 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region...
On February 4, 2016, NOAA Fisheries published an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking to set a control date of June 30, 2015, for the Atlantic...
FB16-005: NOAA Fisheries Announces New Regulations for Snapper-Grouper and Golden Crab in the South Atlantic, and Dolphin and Wahoo in the Atlantic...

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Reporting requirements designed to improve data; other measures proposed for hogfish, mutton snapper and king mackerel
Council Seeking Applicants for Council Deputy Executive Director for Management; Applications due February 5, 2016